Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicKapil Dev

Topic: Kapil Dev

‘You’re playing Kapil, you better get it right’ — Ranveer Singh on biggest challenge in ’83’

In a conversation with Shekhar Gupta at 'Off The Cuff', actor Ranveer Singh says his endeavour has always been to get into the skin of his characters.

In 83, Ranveer Singh captures Kapil Dev’s mannerisms well. But director Kabir Khan falls short

On a scale of the farcical ‘Victory’, to the powerful ‘Iqbal’, ‘83’ ranks straight down the middle in India’s cricket film library.

How spin kings India became a pace cavalry: Data shows Gabba, Oval miracles a decade in making

In 108 Tests between 2011 and 2021, India’s pacers have taken 922 wickets, outshining the country’s spinners, who have 877 wickets.

SubscriberWrites: Catches win more than matches in cricket — one helped free South Africa from apartheid

Vishwas Sinha recalls how missed chances could have been a game-changer for Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and Rohit Sharma.

Cricketer Kapil Dev discharged from hospital after angioplasty

The 61-year-old cricketer complained of chest pain Thursday following which he was taken to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute's emergency department.

Kapil Dev undergoes angioplasty after complaining of chest pain

Kapil Dev is in ICU, but his condition his stable. He is likely to be discharged in the next few days, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute said in a statement.

Cricket Samrat, the magazine that religiously spread the gospel of cricket for 42 years

The Hindi-language cricket magazine was the top-selling sports publication for years has been forced to shut in the wake of the Covid pandemic & lockdown.

No spectators, no saliva, no high-fives — new reality in sport is not sports at all

Kapil Dev says no saliva will make life for bowlers more difficult but that doesn't mean some form of 'ball-tampering' should be allowed. Cricket will then become a new ball game.

Sorry Shoaib Akhtar, India can’t raise funds with Pakistan for Covid-19. You are the ‘enemy’

Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh were trolled for helping Shahid Afridi because Indians can only see Pakistan as the enemy, even during the Covid-19 crisis.

Dear Deepika, mothers & wives who put family’s dreams first deserve an apology not an ode

For a long time, I couldn’t accept my mother’s decision to not work. Now I accept and defend her life choice, not glorify it as an ideal as Bollywood does.

On Camera

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Airbus emerges as front runner to win Jet Airways’ order worth $5.5 billion

Once India’s top private airline, Jet Airways is returning to the skies. The company is trying to acquire A320neo jets and A220 planes from Airbus SE, Boeing Co. and Embraer SA.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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